Been a while since Ive been around here. But once again, Ive been hijacked by the RC World (always good to be back!)
Anyhoo, first purchase was a debate between the Merv and the XS. Went with the MERV. Its a fun truck, but too small for the speed its capable (or not) of.
THEN, my nephew showed up with his Flux XS yesterday for some tuning and play time. Had a blast! SOOOO I placed my order last night for the XS. My main question is 3s. Will the ESC tolerate 3s on occasion? Or is there still an issue? 2s is fine, and its almost as quick as my MERV on 3s, BUT if I have it (and it DOES fit) Why not use it!?!
Any must-have upgrades?? Or repairs out of the box? Diffs require shimming. etc?
Things I noticed about the XS yesterday.
Servo is JUNK but I have a replacement that is overkill but itll work better in the truck than it does in my pit box.
Gear mesh seems WAY Tight. After reading through the manual, I noticed the fixed gear adjustments (odd)
Tires are SLIPPERY on anything but grass and DRY pavement (MERV hooks pretty much anywhere)
Is the ESC programmable using Castle Link? Punch control is needed, as is dialing down the brakes instead of using the radio's EPA